8. Steiner triple systems
… how did the Cambridge and Dublin Mathematical Journal, Vol. II, p. 191 manage to steal so much from … Crelle’s Journal, Vol. LVI, p. 326, on exactly the same problem in combinations?
T. P. Kirkman (1887)
TOPICS: Steiner triple systems; packings and coverings; [tournament schedules; finite geometries]
TECHNIQUES: Direct and recursive constructions; [use of linear algebra and finite fields for constructions]
This chapter is devoted to the proof of existence of Steiner triple systems. The ...